, Volume 23, Issue 2, p 247
Date: 15 Oct 2011

The Gräfenberg spot (G-spot) does not exist—a rebuttal of Dwyer PL: Skene’s gland revisited: function, dysfunction and the G spot

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Dear Editor,

Dr. Peter Dwyer wrote: “The distal urethra and vagina have an intimate relationship with the clitoris, both anatomically and functionally” [1]. In fact, the vagina and the urethra have no intimate relationship either anatomically or functionally with the clitoris; besides, the female urethra is only 3–4 cm long and the author does not clarify the meaning of “distal urethra” [2].

Dr. Dwyer wrote: “The clitoris consists of an exterior glans, a midline densely neural nonerectile structure that is continuous with the erectile tissue of the paired bulbs and crura, which surround the distal urethra and vagina” [1]. The clitoris is a female external genital organ: it is the homologue of the glans and of the two corpora cavernosa of the male penis. The clitoris is in part free formed by the body and glans. The body of the clitoris is formed by two thin cylindrical organs, i.e. corpora cavernosa, with cavernous tissue that becomes turgid with sexual arousal. The corpora cavernosa beg ...

A reply to this letter can be found at doi:10.1007/s00192-011-1582-1.